Laboratories & Facilities

Archaeological Laboratories

The Yale University Archaeological Laboratories (YUALs) facilitate and support both research and teaching as well as the management and curation of Yale’s archaeological collections.

YUAL users must be familiar with the online training information, safety guides, and lab policies.

Archaeomaterials Suite

51 Hillhouse Avenue, Rooms 4 and 4A

Archaeomaterials Suite

Includes research space for microscopy, portable XRF, and sample preparation.

Archaeomagnetism Laboratory

51 Hillhouse Avenue, Rooms 5 and 5A

Includes a magnetically shielded room and a sample preparation/support space.

Teaching & Research Laboratory (“The Dirty Lab”)

10 Sachem Street, Room 23

Includes two pottery wheels for students to produce ceramic replicas.

Clean Laboratory (“The Clean Lab”)

10 Sachem Street, Room 24

Clean Lab

Includes a Thermo iS5 transmission FTIR and an iD7 diamond ATR attachment.

Digital Archaeology Laboratory

51 Hillhouse Avenue, Room 1

Digital Archaeology Lab

Includes custom-built workstations for applications that require high-power processing.

Fume Hood Laboratory

10 Sachem Street, Room 22

Kiln Laboratory

10 Sachem Street, Room 3